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UK team's data bonanza from comet 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:46:50 GMT 
    UK researchers obtain "rich" data from the Philae lander just before its power died.


'Exciting' bladder cancer drug trial 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:25:43 GMT 
    A trial to help the immune system fight bladder cancer is showing "exciting" results with tumours completely disappearing in some patients.


Italy suspends flu drug over deaths 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:21:10 GMT 
    Italy suspends the use of two batches of an anti-flu vaccine made by Swiss firm Novartis amid reports three deaths may be linked to the drug.


Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Partizan Belgrade 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:41:29 GMT 
    Spurs beat Partizan Belgrade to reach the Europa League knockout stage in a game interrupted by pitch intruders.


Abbott 'holding up' after Hughes death 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:53:28 GMT 
    Bowler Sean Abbott is 'holding up well' after batsman Phillip Hughes's death, despite fears he may not play cricket again.


How I drank urine and bat blood to survive 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:04:25 GMT 
    Extreme marathon runner Mauro Prosperi spent 10 days alone in the Sahara desert after getting lost in a sandstorm. He only just survived.


Left to the mercy of the Taliban 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:10:39 GMT 
    Interpreters who worked with US forces in Afghanistan are being hunted down by the Taliban. Thousands have fled to the US - but others have been blacklisted.


Colombia hippo sterilisations begin 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:21:51 GMT 
    Vets in Colombia begin to sterilise hippos descended from animals shipped to a private zoo which belonged to the infamous drug baron, Pablo Escobar.


Lawmakers seek peaceful smoking spot 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:46:11 GMT 
    Some Hong Kong council members flee their regular smoking area, after being insulted by protesters.


Ghana appoint Grant as new coach 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:48:02 GMT 
    Ghana appoint former Chelsea boss Avram Grant as their new coach six weeks before the start of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.


Afghan attack hits UK embassy car 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:08:25 GMT 
    A suicide bomber strikes a UK embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul, with a British worker and an Afghan staff member among those killed.


Hunted man held over double murder 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:46:06 GMT 
    A man is arrested on suspicion of murdering a couple whose bodies were found at their village home.


Colombia rebels release two soldiers 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:47:42 GMT 
    Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks.


Israel 'foils Jerusalem attacks' 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:47:19 GMT 
    Israel says it has uncovered a Hamas cell in the West Bank that was planning to carry out a series of attacks in Jerusalem, including one on a stadium.


Tensions ease in protest-hit Ferguson 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:59:34 GMT 
    A level of calm returns to the streets of Ferguson after two nights of unrest, although dozens of protesters have been arrested in California.
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